Adobe Shockwave versions 12.2.7.197 and earlier have an insecure library loading (DLL hijacking) vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to escalation of privilege.
Published 2017-03-14 16:59:00
Updated 2017-07-17 13:18:25
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Vulnerability category: File inclusion

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-2983

0.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 55 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-2983

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-2983

  • The product searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the product's direct control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-2983

Products affected by CVE-2017-2983

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